Category Archive: Politics

Mar 22 2017

The Weaponization Of Bernie Sanders

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow exposed a fake Bernie Sanders supporters face book page that appears to have beens set up by Russians to discredit the liberal senator, Maddow explained that the Russians are using information warfare to confuse, divide, distract, demoralize and ultimately defeat their rival. The MSNBC host said, “When The Huffington Post did …

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Mar 17 2017

Who Thinks Like This????

On Thursday the Trump administration dumped their budget on the table and then sent out Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to tell poor Americans why they are going to be hungrier and colder in Trump’s new America. It was jaw dropping to listen to some of the things Mick actually said in public, on the record …

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Mar 15 2017

Another Attempt At A Muslim Ban On Hold

Before it even started, Trump’s second executive order than would ban Muslims from six countries has been put on hold nationwide by a federal judge. Federal judge in Hawaii blocks revised Trump travel ban nationwide Oliver Laughland and Ed Pilkington New York, and Liz Barney in Honolulu, Hawaii, The Guardian A federal judge in Hawaii …

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Mar 15 2017

Exposing The Lies About Health Care

First, Let’s make something perfectly clear about the American Health Care Act, it is NOT a health care bill. It’s a tax cut. From Charlie Peirce: 1) This isn’t a healthcare bill. It’s really a tax cut. Anything else you hear from the White House, the Republicans and the media is a lie. 2) This …

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Mar 14 2017

It’s Always Been About The Money

When Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions fired 46 US Attorneys, he was exercising a tradition that is the prerogative of an new administration, only it was rarely done like it was last Friday. In the past it was done gradually, so as not to disrupt important cases and wait until their replacement was approved by …

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Mar 10 2017

Friday Night Massacre

Griping about his administration being undermined by Obama holdovers and some fantasy about the existence of a “deep state“, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III has requested the immediate resignations of 46 US Attorneys, including including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan. The firings were a surprise — especially for Mr. Bharara, who …

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Mar 10 2017

Extreme Vetting: Only If You’re Muslim

Whenever you hear the Trump administration talk about immigration you hear the term “extreme vetting.” It’s nice to know that people wishing to emigrate here are checked to make sure, as best it can be done, they aren’t coming here to do harm. So far it, it seems, “extreme vetting” only applies of you’re Muslim …

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Mar 10 2017

Russian Connection: We Can See Clearer Now

All week long, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow hos walked us through the maze of information about the Trump campaign and administration tires to Russia. “What’s getting to be, I think, particularly unsettling, is that simultaneously, we are … number one, nailing down more direct connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government at the time …

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Mar 09 2017

The Russian Connection: Pieces Falling In Place

Every day another piece of evidence is revealed that sheds more sunshine on the connection between Russia and the Trump campaign. In an article in Politico it was reported that a close associate of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was being investigated for ties to Russian intelligence. Konstantin Kilimnik, an operative based in Kiev …

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Mar 08 2017

Azerbaijan, Iranian Guard and Trump

“Azerbaijan, Iranian Guard and Trump.” What, you say. yes, that combo sounds a little strange but it’s not. The Trump organization built a hotel in the Azerbaijan capitol of Baku that appears to have been financed by a corrupt Azerbaijani oligarchs with connections to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a known terrorist group. Monday night MSNBC’s Rachel …

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